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Coilovers ... whats ones go the lowest?

tomb Dec 12, 2012

  1. tomb

    tomb New Member

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    As title says ..

    Any pictures to back up whats been said will be an added bonus.

    I have an avant but on any platform will do.

    Thom.
     
  2. Johnboymason

    Johnboymason Member

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    im after putting some coil overs on my a4
     
  3. SL11CKK

    SL11CKK Active Member

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    How low do you want. Lowest you're going to go is not enough clearance for speed bumps.

    Check out AP's range. I heard FK's are good for stance
     
  4. AlexGSi2000

    AlexGSi2000 Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    If you want to go as low as possible try air suspension.

    You can usually get coilovers a little lower by removing the helper springs.

    Im going to be getting coilovers myself soon will be going for either Weitec or KW (Wietecs are made by KW so great quality)
    I have heard that the shock absorbers in FK's are a common failure.
     
  5. DPM

    DPM Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    One of the FK kits will be the lowest option.

    Let me know if you need any info or prices.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  6. tomb

    tomb New Member

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    Air ride is out of the question as the cheapest kit i can make up will be around the £1700 mark.

    Im looking to spend about £500 give or take a bit.

    Just looking for maximum lows with relative comfort.

    Damien do the FK coilovers come with any warranty on them?

    Thanks Tom
     
  7. RyanJonS4

    RyanJonS4 Drive It Like You Stole It

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    I've got AP-X? coils (adjustable rebound) and they dont go very low on the rear! Ive got them fullf wound down but would like another 20mm or so!

    Ryan
     
  8. DPM

    DPM Site Sponsor Site Sponsor

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    They do yes, all the FK range has 12 months warranty.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
     
  9. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Yes FKs from Damian ;)
     
  10. Malfuss

    Malfuss Member

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    I've got FK's on my Avant and they sit pretty low, low enough that I have to raise them this weekend. The arch is currently sat about 35mm above the actual rim of my tucked 18's. For cheap coilies I'm pretty happy with how they ride as well.
     
  11. tomb

    tomb New Member

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    Nice has anyone managed staticly tuck and wheel yet, not just tyre?

    How low to the weitecs run?

    N8; What Fks did you go for how to they sit?

    Tom
     
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2012
  12. TimG

    TimG Active Member

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    Any FK's will go low as you can remove the helper spring. Not many other brands run a helper to remove!
     

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